The Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) is a nonprofit trade association founded in 1953. Today, AWI represents nearly 4,000 members consisting of architectural woodworkers, suppliers, design professionals and students from around the world.
The AWI Quality Certification Program (QCP) is a valuable quality assurance tool that ensures custom, interior architectural woodwork, one of the most highly visible aspects of many construction projects. It is endorsed by the General Services Administration (GSA) and the American Subcontractors Association (ASA). Certification credentials are earned by woodworking firms that, through comprehensive testing and inspection, demonstrate the abilities to fabricate, finish and/or install work in accordance with the quality grade criteria set forth in the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS). IWI is duly accredited to certify and label qualified projects for “Premium” standards grade.
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international, nonprofit organization that assures environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable forest management through independent third-party certification and labeling of wood, paper and other forest products.
FSC Trademark License code (FSC-C109135).
Developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is intended to provide building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions by establishing a rating system for such. IWI has attained qualification to purchase and document materials through the chain of custody for LEED certification.
The Indiana Public Works Certification Board is responsible for pre-qualifying designers, planners, contractors and subcontractors, as mandated by Indiana Code 4-13.6-4.